First Contribution to AFIF in Support of the Energy Sector in Nigeria
28/12/2018 - 15:33
The main objective of this project is to improve access to electricity from renewable sources and to reduce environmental impact of the Nigerian energy sector.
A larger pool of technically qualified professionals in the energy sector;
Increased private investment in RE and EE projects;
Increased electricity generation through on-grid and off-grid renewables;
Supporting the improvement of technical skills, through NAPTIN and other training institutes: teaching curricula, training of teachers, strengthening management structures, upgrading facilities and equipment;
Supporting private sector SMEs with access to affordable credit lines to develop RE, EE, RrE projects through the SUNREF facility;
Increase the supply of on-grid electricity through RE generation by contributing to a large solar plant project in Bauchi.
Main accomplishments to date:
NAPTIN project signed in December 2017; SUNREF project contract signed on 31/07/2018.